Jul 4, 2011 9:00pm CDT
is an entertainment district but usually people are just passing by going to where they need to go it is a big eye opener >> the victim is in serious condition chicago police have been examining the video and are interviewing witnesses to try to identify the attackers but nobody is in custody >> children playing with fireworks and chicagos pilsen neighborhood thought to be responsible for an extra alarm fire at a three story brick building this afternoon more than 150 firefighters responded to the blaze that spread to nearby buildings and 80 year old woman rescued and hospitalized in fair to serious condition. >> is independence day a beautiful day and after a day of parades picnics chicago celebrating with a fireworks display at navy pier >> who says that you need to have fireworks on the third of july nobody thinking of that today only about the anticipation of the july 4th fireworks on at navy pier brewing all day long, is exciting >> it is, i am looking forward to fireworks the big explosive ones that go high in the air >> have you ever been to navy pier before for that? >> yes >> you
Jul 13, 2011 9:00pm CDT
and it is not a pie in the sky once the home of a steel plant the big area could once again be a work song 1200 new jobs building staff and new local energy plant that turns coal into synthetic natural gas >> $3 billion investment rating construction jobs jobs that maintain and operate the facility a lot of coal mining jobs as well >> not yet a done deal as existing contamination first needs to be cleaned up to the tune of $30 million. building permits yet to be issued. >> under quinn signed legislation today that paved the way for a new york based company to build a new plant here creating a new source of energy that could be used to keeheat illinois homes >> we want to build our source of natural gas as a reliable affordable and clean >> while all of the coal and more already at the proposed plant site cannot be used to create synthetic natural gas and create jobs in the process a fear by local environmentalists creating more pollution. with that more health concerns. >> all of this creates dust and particular matter in the air and this has been proven to cause asthma higher levels in the a
Jul 5, 2011 12:00pm CDT
tomorrow and thursday promises to be sunny ... we are out of the big grain game for a while it is not until sunday that we will see rainshowers again ... tonight we will go down to the '70s tomorrow we will peek into the mid-80s ... down to 68 degrees tomorrow night back into the 80 degree temperatures on thursday: near the beaches things will be keeping the warm humid air coming to chicago for a warmer weekend ... it can get wet here sunday and monday ... thursday friday and saturday will serve up a gorgeous. of whether it will be downright you met on sunday and monday. enjoy the gorgeous afternoon everyone ... >>we thank you for joining us today we hope you have a great afternoon..